Resellers Recruited Worldwide for World's Fastest 64-bit Linux Compiler Suite for AMD Opteron
Thursday April 22 2004 @ 04:50PM EDT

PathScale Launches FastPath Channel Partner Program(TM) and Announces Initial Members in North America, Europe and Asia

SUNNYVALE, CA -- PathScale, Inc., developer of innovative software and hardware solutions to accelerate the performance and efficiency of Linux clusters, has announced the its FastPath™ Channel Partner Program. The FastPath Program is a worldwide channel partner program that enables AMD64 system OEMs and integrators to accelerate sales, increase profitability and enhance the performance of the Opteron systems they deliver to their customers by including the PathScale EKO Compiler Suite. The PathScale Compiler Suite, comprised of C, C++ and Fortran 77/90/95 compilers, is the world's highest performance 64-bit compiler suite for Linux-based AMD Opteron systems.

"A number of leading Opteron system integrators have joined the PathScale FastPath Program," said Nick Bavaro, VP of Sales at PathScale, "We're building relationships with many of the finest names in the industry to accelerate the delivery of our PathScale EKO Compiler Suite to end users."

Among the first U.S.-based enrollees in the program are Angstrom Microsystems, a manufacturer of high performance computers; Appro International, a developer of high-density, high-performance servers; Lahey Software Solutions, a developer of software for science and engineering; Linux Networx, a provider of proven cluster computing systems that deliver maximum sustained performance; Microway, a manufacturer of HPC Linux clusters; PSSC Labs, a builder of custom-configured high performance computing systems; and Rackable Systems, a provider of large-scale data center deployment solutions.

PathScale's initial international reseller partners include Dalco AG of Wallisellen and Volketswil Switzerland; Delta Computer Products GmbH of Hamburg, Germany; ParTec AG, of München, Germany; ServiWare of Croissy-Beaubourg, France; NovaGlobal Pte Ltd. of Singapore; Streamline Computing Ltd. of Warwick, UK; and Visual Technology Inc. of Toyko, Japan.

"The PathScale EKO Opteron Compiler Suite has demonstrated impressive performance results on Linux Networx Evolocity™ cluster systems," said Joshua Harr, Chief Technology Officer at Linux Networx. "Each component in our Evolocity cluster systems must meet rigorous quality and performance standards and the PathScale EKO Compiler Suite has achieved this high-level validation."

The PathScale FastPath Channel Partner program provides Opteron system OEMs and system integrators with attractive product discounts, sales training and lead generation tools that will have a positive impact on customer satisfaction, ultimately leading to higher sales and greater profit margins. The program is designed for resellers of all sizes located anywhere in the world who are committed to selling high-performance AMD64-based systems running Linux. Companies interested in the program can find more information and enrollment forms at http://www.pathscale.com/fastpath_partners.html

About PathScale

Based in Sunnyvale, California, PathScale develops innovative technologies that substantially increase the performance and efficiency of Linux clusters, the next significant wave in high-end computing. Applications that benefit from PathScale's technologies include seismic processing, complex physical modeling, EDA simulation, molecular modeling, biosciences, computational chemistry, rendering, resource optimization, decision support and data mining. The company has developed the industry's highest performing C, C++, and Fortran 9X 64-bit compilers for AMD64 architecture Linux-based computer systems. PathScale's investors include Charles River Ventures, Enterprise Partners Venture Capital, CMEA Ventures, Skymoon Ventures, ChevronTexaco Technology Ventures and the Dow Employees Pension Plan. For more details, visit www.pathscale.com, send email to info@pathscale.com or telephone 1-408-746-9100.

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